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Judge rules for testing DNA of fertility doctor suspected of fathering up to 200 children

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 18:37
A fertility doctor suspected to have fathered scores of people by secretly swapping donors' sperm for his own will have his DNA tested, after a Dutch court supported a legal challenge by 22 of his potential children.

Trade fights are pushing the global economy ever closer to the edge

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 17:27
Mark your calendars. The world has just a few weeks to avert a dangerous slowdown in the global economy.

Giant dinosaur footprints discovered

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 15:57
A trail of dinosaur footprints has been discovered in Queensland, just in time for them to be relocated and saved from the floods that have been tearing through the Australian state.

Mikaela Shiffrin braves CNN quickfire quiz

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 10:27
Quiet night in or big night out? Heels or sneakers? Olympic gold or an overall World Cup title?

Why Japanese women are rebelling against Valentine's Day

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 10:05
Japanese women are rebelling against a decades-old Valentine's Day tradition that obliges them to give chocolates to men.

India wants to make medical tourism a $9B industry by 2020

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 03:04
There are many reasons people go to India: the culture, the food, the weather. But in recent years, another factor drawing visitors is health care.

US Middle East conference expected to zero in on Iran

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 00:20
The US and Poland host a Middle East conference Thursday that's meant to address a broad range of security challenges, but looks set to be dominated by Iran, which has become a source of tension between the US and allies and is reportedly causing friction within the administration as well.

NASA's newest mission will study the origins of the universe

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 22:25
NASA has announced a two-year space mission to study the beginnings and evolution of the universe and determine how common the ingredients for life are within the planetary systems in our galaxy, the Milky Way.

From S. Sudanese refugee to supermodel

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 16:44
I don't remember much about my earliest years, but certain vivid memories linger: the scorching yet still comforting heat of the African sun, the rich brown color of Kenyan land, adults from backgrounds different than mine helping others with daily needs, and most of all, the carefree laughter and pitter-pattering footsteps from children like myself, never ceasing as we danced in our own little universes.

Vonn's G.O.A.T. tribute cake

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 16:30
The last eight days have proven typically eventful in the life and times of Lindsey Vonn.

Is AI the future of education?

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 12:39
One UAE-based tech company, Alef Education, is hoping to answer that question with their educational AI platform. But there's debate over whether the benefits outweigh potential privacy concerns and increased screen time.

500,000 cattle survived years-long drought, died in the rain

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 12:25
After seven years of drought, elated cattle farmers in the Australian state of Queensland welcomed the rainstorms heading their way as a blessing.

The problem isn't Meghan Markle. It's the British monarchy

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 12:18
Did you read the story about Meghan Markle demanding synthetic air freshener in a 14th century royal chapel? Or the one about her making Kate Middleton cry? Maybe you saw the tabloid report that she gave out weed at her first wedding or even enjoyed the unsourced conspiracy theories on social media that claim she's the latest celebrity to fake a pregnancy?

Inside the last pediatric surgical ward in Venezuela's capital

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 09:01
Venezuela's failed economy, now being crippled by US sanctions, has starved hospitals of much needed medicine and food.

Crippling cost of raising one child in China

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 08:31
Before her son was born, Chen Huijuan was happy to splash out on skincare products, clothing and socializing with friends. Now, she even hesitates to buy a new dress.

Sri Lanka advertising for executioners

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 03:22
Sri Lanka has started advertising for executioners after the country's President declared he would reinstate the death penalty.

US commander's new warning on N Korea

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 00:37
The top US commander on the Korean Peninsula told Senate lawmakers Tuesday that "despite a reduction" in tensions with North Korea, there has been "little to no verifiable change" in the country's military capabilities since President Donald Trump's first summit with Kim Jong Un last summer.